A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 85 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (53 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:50:03 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 16:50:03 / October 1, 2020 @ 4:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.156° West, -24.1206° South, depth 232.88 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 232.88 km (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c416. Event ids that are associated: us6000c416.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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